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New Jersey native living in Florida, hoping not to scare you too much. I hope my posts entertain you when you can't sleep at night and give you something to give you to think about when you're bored.

When Things Frightful Came to Visit

What are the things that keep you up at night? Those things when you close your eyes, you are filled with fright? You know, those things when you rest your weary head, And all of a sudden you are filled with dread. The things that the darkness of night make seem all the more real,

Scary Video Games to Play During Lockdown

I just read that the stay-at-home order for the coronavirus may be extended into the summer. Yeah, that’s just the news I was hoping for because I love being isolated. Staying at home with nothing to do is not always fun. However, if you have watched as much Netflix as humanly possible, then I suggest

A Few of My Favorite Poems

Hi everyone. Have you been well? I certainly hope so. The days have been long for me, and the nights even longer so. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for things to get back to normal. After all, watching television for hours on end is pretty cool for the first couple of

Supernatural Beings Common in Horror Tales

If you plan on spending any amount of time watching horror movies during this quarantine, you may be interested in learning more about the supernatural creatures that often play a part in these films. Now, I can’t promise to explain every single one of them to you in this blog post, but you should be

Dearest Corona, Purveyor of Fear

You may be a virus, But you are spreading fear, Far and near, To the youngest and oldest among us. We now walk around afraid to breathe, We’ve been stripped away of things that bring us delight, Everywhere we go there is the feeling of fright, The world looks like a scary dream. Yes, you

A Few Quotes from Our Vampire Friends

Lately, I’ve been watching Castlevania on and off with my boyfriend. Let’s be honest. I’ve been watching a lot of television lately to fill up all of the excess time on my hands due to the Coronavirus. I really can’t go to any of my usual haunts, so Netflix has become an important part of

Whatever Happened to Edgar Allan Poe?

For a man who gave the world so many fantastic horror stories, Edgar Allan Poe was not rewarded with a happy life. It began with both of his parents dying by the time he was just three-years-old and ended at the young age of 40, delirious and alone in a hospital bed. In between those

I Think I’m Paranoid

As of lately, I feel like I’ve walked into a parallel universe. Yes, I do love The Twilight Zone, but I don’t enjoy aspects of my day nearly blending into an episode. You see, the fear of the coronavirus has everyone in my sleepy little town in Florida in a panic. I was at both

A Few Wise Words from Horror Authors

It’s 2020. The theme of this year among my friends and the world at large is “New Year, New You.” I have to say I like that idea a lot. A fresh start. A letting go of old negative beliefs and past hurts. I mean, why not give yourself a fresh slate? You’re alive one

Who’s Afraid of the Jersey Devil?

Imagine being a 10-year-old elementary school child and learning with your classmates about the misshapen monster roaming the woods of New Jersey from your teacher. You sit there stunned to learn that the father of this chilling creature is no less than the devil himself and that it exhibits no mercy to passersby. Your Catholic

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